Electronics Design Engineer II – Space Exploration Electronics Systems

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Job title: Electronics Design Engineer II – Space Exploration Electronics Systems

Company: HX5

Job description: Electronics Design Engineer II- Space Exploration Electronics Systems

Engineer II

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NASA Johnson Space Center

Houston, Texas

HX5 is an award-winning provider of engineering, research and development, and technical services to clients such as NASA and the Department of Defense. Founded in 2004, HX5 is a fast-growing veteran- and woman-owned company with locations nationwide.

HX5 is currently seeking an Electrical Design Engineer to join our team in Houston, Texas at Johnson Space Center.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Report directly to the Electronics and Electrical Section Manager as part of group of over 50 other Electronics and Electrical Engineers.
  • Work directly with or as a Team Lead and associated Electrical Engineers on a given project.
  • Support new designs from conception, analysis, and manufacturing, through to operational test and deployment.
  • Provide design support and guidance in various aspects of Electronics System Development.
  • Be familiar with NASA specifications for Electronics Component development.
  • Develop component test stand architectures for various components.
  • Design and generate electrical component and lab instrumentation test system designs.
  • Develop and or modify LabVIEW code for various test systems.
  • Develop detailed test verification procedures.
  • Work with electrical and mechanical technicians to build and test designed systems.
  • Develop and test various breakout boxes and digital/analog sensor emulation systems.
  • Perform electrical evaluation/selection of instrumentation (pressure transducers, flow meters, pumps, fans, RTDs, Thermocouples, etc.)
  • Troubleshoot and repair existing test systems.
  • Conduct analog and digital printed circuit board design for various application needs.
  • Develop test software modules to perform specific tests.
  • Work with eCAD designer to develop printed circuit board designs.
  • Work in a laboratory environment, following standard operating procedures
  • Perform other duties as required and assigned.

Education and Experience

This position has been posted at multiple levels. Depending on the candidate’s experience, requirements and business

needs, we reserve the right to consider candidates at any level for which this position has been advertised.

  • Must BS degree in engineering from an accredited engineering school and five (5) years of related engineering experience, or a MS degree from an accredited engineering school and four (4) years of related engineering experience, or Ph.D. from an accredited engineering school and zero (0) years of related experience.
  • Prior experience with Analog and Digital electrical schematic entry and printed circuit board layout tools such as Altium Designer.
  • Prior experience in design and test of power supply and conditioning systems.
  • Prior experience with radiation hardening concepts (component selection, mitigation, etc).
  • Prior experience working with eCAD designer to develop printed circuit board designs.
  • Prior experience supporting new designs from conception, analysis and manufacturing, through to operational test and
  • deployment.
  • Prior experience with data acquisition systems (especially National Instruments) and LabVIEW code development.
  • Prior experience with FPGA circuitry design and coding in associated VHDL development environments.
  • Prior experience with microcontroller circuitry design and associated embedded software development environments.

Preferred

  • Familiarity with Space VPX (Vita 78).
  • Familiarity with data interface protocols and associated hardware such as Ethernet, RS232, RS422, RS485, I2C, SPI, SERDES, USART etc.
  • Experience with test hardware such as oscilloscopes, multi-meters, logic analyzers, function generators, electronic load banks, power supplies, power analyzers.
  • Prior experience with cable design.
  • Prior experience in design and test of analog instrumentation systems.
  • Prior experience in design and test of stepper and brushless DC-DC control circuits.
  • Prior experience in design and test of power supply and conditioning systems.
  • Proficient in MS Office programs, particularly MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, OneNote and Outlook.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills and the ability to work in a team environment.

Must be a US citizen and successfully complete a U.S. government background investigation.

HX5 offers a competitive salary and benefits package to include:

  • Medical/dental/vision insurance
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Paid holidays
  • Accrued Paid Time Off

HX5, LLC is an equal opportunity (M/F/D/V) and a Drug Free Workplace employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

ACCESSIBILITY NOTICE: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to: [email protected] or call (850) 362-6551.

Expected salary:


Location: Houston, TX

Job date: Wed, 30 Sep 2020 06:37:15 GMT


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